As adjectives the difference between outboard and overboard
is that outboard
is situated outside the hull of a vessel while overboard
is outside of a boat, in the water.
As a noun outboard
is an outboard motor.
As an adverb overboard is
over the edge; especially, off or outside of a boat.
Situated outside the hull of a vessel.
Positioned away from the centre line of a ship or aircraft.
An outboard motor.
A vessel fitted with an outboard motor.
A studio having outboard gear (compressor, equalizer, etc.).
Outside of a boat, in the water
Over the edge; especially, off or outside of a boat.
Mr. Pratt's Patients
, passage=Afore we got to the shanty Colonel Applegate stuck his head out of the door. His temper had been getting raggeder all the time, and the sousing he got when he fell overboard
had just about ripped what was left of it to ravellings.}}
Excessively; too much.